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<p>This paper shows the determination of undrained shear strength based on cone<br />resistance from cone penetration test for clayey soil. The test was carried out on ten different suspected clayey soil sites at Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo. The ...
Reference: International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 9 , September - 2013
<p>The formation of cracks in structural elements and other parts of a building such as walls is often unavoidable; that is why some standard of practice specify the maximum allowable width of cracks depending on the type and exposure conditions of a structure. ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 18 [2013], Bund. N
<p>This work focuses mainly on the Geotechnical properties of mapped areas in Gombe town which forms part of the Upper Benue trough. Representative soil samples were collected from these areas and were investigated for their Geotechnical properties with a ...
Reference: International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER), Vol.2, Issue.6, Nov-Dec. 2012 pp-4280-4286
<p>Since the earliest days of geotechnical engineering, soil properties developed during the site characterization phase of a project have typically been viewed as fixed quantities independent of the deterministic analyses in which they are eventually used. ...
Reference: ASCE Geo-Institute/IFAI/GMA/NAGS · Geo-Frontiers 2011 Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.13-16 March
<p>Although manual cone penetration testing in snow has been practised since the 1930&rsquo;s, modern hydraulically-driven CPT equipment has not been used. Collaboration with the British Antarctic Survey will allow the first use of commercial CPT equipment ...
Reference: 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, Huntington Beach, California, 2010
<p>Cone penetration test (CPT) or piezocone penetration test (PCPT or CPTu) has long been used to estimate the undrained shear strength of clays. However,<br />the undrained shear strength itself is not a unique measure of soil strength; different laboratory ...
Reference: 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing
This research presents the correlation of undrained shear strength based on the cone resistance from the cone penetration test (CPT) for clayey soils in Indiana. It utilized the field cone penetration test program including the CPT, the index test, the one ...
Reference: FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/07
This paper describes the results of a detailed analysis of a loess deposit at the deep foundations test site established by the Kansas Department of Transportation. Multiple CPT, SPT, and pressuremeter tests were conducted as part of the investigation. This ...
Reference: DFI Journal, the journal of the deep foundation institute, Vol. 3, Nov. 2009
Kolkata, a megapolis having very high population density and large population living in extremely crowded and congested high rise building is located in a region of quite high seismic activity. Further as the area around Kolkata is situated on the east bank ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA
Geotechnical report is a tool used to communicate the site conditions, design and construction recommendations. The importance of adequate site investigation and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical report cannot be over emphasized. Reliability of the ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA